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There are two logical explanations why printing money may not lead to inflation in the prices of goods and services (which is what official inflation tends to measure). The first is that the printed money is not going into the consumption of goods and services, but to the purchase of assets (including intangibles) and the servicing of debt (the receivers of ...


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Will printing more money during COVID cause hyperinflation? Likely not for several reasons. First, the article from economicshelp.org you mention is oversimplifying the economics, which is understandable as it is article written for non-economists, but to understand this issue we need to go little bit further. Inflation, is simply just positive change in ...


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There has been talk of these sorts of policies being inflationary. It looks like the problem will more likely be too little inflation, rather than too much. The larger cost, however, is to do nothing. These handouts have helped bolster consumer spending and helped consumers meet their debt repayments. Without these handouts, you would likely see far more ...


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is it even possible to have such a model, even on the macro level? Yes, it is entirely possible. There are large scale general equilibrium models that would be able to answer those sort of questions. For example, the questions you are asking could be answered with dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models. Namely, you want some large-scale ...


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I am not sure about a way to look at it from an economics perspective since I am no economist. However, I am someone interested in this question and looking into doing academic research into this. Here is a few way I would look at this: Economic Perspective: One of the things I would be interested in is looking at the correlations between the severity of ...


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